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Ease access place to watch seals eat salmon on their way to Capitol Lake and the Deschutes River to spawn in the fall. From late September to early November (changes with weather and runs from year to year) you can watch the salmon run, and...More
Stopped to view the annual salmon migration but unfortunately they had already moved past this spot and were now in Capitol Lake and further up Tumwater Falls Park. Did see the local resident blue herons and gulls but no seals! Oh well, as they say...More
A bridge on a small dam dividing Capitol Lake and the Puget Sound. Most of the year, this is a pedestrian sidewalk. During the months of August and September, this is a place where pedestrians, families, and tourists stop to watch the Salmon on their...More
There are a lot of interesting things to see and do in Olympia but this is not really one of them. If one wants to see the salmon ladder well go see that under the bridge but that is it. No special trip here.
This is a good place to view the salmon, when they are running. Otherwise it's just bridge that borders on a toxic lake. It is not a destination or an engineering feat , like the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. If you're in Olympia anyway you might...More